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News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

MEC Fritz lauds bravery of LEAP Officers for arresting suspect after pursuit

29 September 2021

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes news of an arrest of a suspect in possession of a firearm, ammunition and drugs in Kraaifontein, following a dangerous pursuit. Read More

Minister Fritz shocked and angered by murder of 3 women in Khayelitsha

28 September 2021

Minister Fritz shocked and angered by murder of 3 women in Khayelitsha, and welcomes SAPS 72-hour activation plan Read More

Minister Fritz lauds Overberg Youth Safety Ambassador Programme

27 September 2021

On Friday, 24 September 2021, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, visited the Overberg Municipality as a guest of honour at the Overberg Patrol Officers Community Safety Competition.  Read More

MEC Fritz lauds WCLA enforcement successes, asks citizens to limit alcohol use

27 September 2021

MEC Fritz lauds WCLA enforcement successes, asks citizens to guard against dangers associated with excessive alcohol consumption. Read More

MEC Fritz lauds WCLA enforcement successes, asks citizens to limit alcohol use

27 September 2021

MEC Fritz lauds WCLA enforcement successes, asks citizens to guard against dangers associated with excessive alcohol consumption. Read More

MEC Fritz welcomes provincial enforcement work

23 September 2021

The Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, today welcomes news of a number of visible policing successes the Law Enforcement Advancement Programme, which aims to enhance visible policing.  Read More

MEC Fritz & Community Safety mourns the death of colleague, Jacqueline Mpontsana

22 September 2021

Today, along with the Department of Community Safety and the broader Western Cape Government, Minister Albert Fritz mourns the death of Jacquelene Mpontsana. Read More

Minister Fritz commends LEAP Officers, thanks community members for tipoff

20 September 2021

On Friday, 17 September 2021, LEAP Officers on patrol in Scottsville arrested one man for being in possession of a Read More

MEC Fritz asks citizens to be mindful of alcohol-related harms over this weekend

17 September 2021

As Disaster Management Act regulations have been relaxed to allow alcohol sales on Fridays, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, calls on citizens to be mindful of alcohol-related harms and to act responsibly as we enter the weekend. Read More

MEC Fritz welcomes reports on visible policing activities driven by the Province

16 September 2021

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes reports on LEAP and Western Cape Liquor Authority enforcement activities, both of which are driven by the provincial government. Read More

Minister Fritz welcomes updates on Area-Based Teams activities

15 September 2021

Today, the Minister of Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, is elated at update-reports on the establishment of Area-Based Teams (ABT) in identified areas in the Province. The establishment of ABTs in identified areas is a major step forward... Read More

Minister Fritz welcomes training of 250 additional LEAP Officers

13 September 2021

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes the training of another 250 LEAP Officers, which starts today. Read More

Minister Fritz demands greater SAPS resources for the Province

7 September 2021

Minister Fritz demands greater SAPS resources for the Province, draws attention to weekend murders Read More

Minister Fritz welcomes arrest in drug bust in Tafelsig, Hanover Park

2 September 2021

On Tuesday, 31 August 2021, LEAP Officers arrested a suspect in Tafelsig, Mitchells Plain, for possession of drugs, in a joint operation with the SAPS. Read More